Jason Momoa joins ‘Shots! Blows! Blows!’ for an action-comedy film
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Jason Momoa is a busy guy. Last year he made his debut as Duncan Idaho in Dunesand this year he’s both gearing up for the 2023 release of Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom and join the cast of the next x fast. But despite being in three different major franchises right now, he’s still finding time for other new projects, including a new starring vehicle at Universal Pictures.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Momoa has signed on as a star and producer for Blows! Blows! Blows!a new action-comedy flick from screenwriters Matt Mider and Kevin Burrows, the duo behind the Netflix comedy The packet and the next Alone at home riff stoned alone. Momoa and his producing partner Jeff Fierson are joined by fellow producers Dan Lin and Jonathan Eirich from Rideback. Rideback just released successful builds like Aladdin and The two popes and prepare the new Haunted house movie at Disney, so there’s a lot of production power behind this project.
That said, the plot of Blows! Blows! Blows! is being kept under wraps for now, and no other casting or behind-the-camera talent has yet been announced. The film is described as an action-comedy in the vein of James Cameron’s classic real lieswith elements by Liam Neeson and The lost city, the recent romantic comedy adventure starring Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum. All of this suggests that Momoa is a cool dad or a cool husband/boyfriend type going on a rescue mission, but right now we only have the list of influences to really go on.
Blows! Blows! Blows! comes at a particularly exciting time for Momoa thanks to a mix of franchise work and new upcoming projects. He’s ready to play a villain in x fast Alongside Vin Diesel and Michelle Rodriguez, he’s set to return as Aquaman, and he recently landed a starring role in the upcoming adaptation of the beloved video game. Minecraft. Plus, he’s still set to co-star in Netflix. Slumberlandadapted by Winsor McKay Little Nemo tapes that are slated to hit the streamer later this year. With everything going on, it’s a wonder he still has time for more, but it’ll be great to see him step into pure action movie territory soon.
Blows! Blows! Blows! does not yet have a release date.